The workplace is where 156 million working adults in the United States spend many waking hours, and it has a profound influence on health and well-being. Although some occupations and work-related activities are more hazardous than others and face higher rates of injuries, illness, disease, and fatalities, workers in all occupations face some form of work-related safety and health concerns. Understanding those risks to prevent injury, illness, or even fatal incidents is an important function of society.
A smarter national surveillance system for occupational safety and health in the 21st century
Cohen, S. (2018). A smarter national surveillance system for occupational safety and health in the 21st century. The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/24835